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Repetitive Stress Injuries in Children and Teenagers

Last updated 2 years ago

Repetitive stress injuries occur when the same motions are repeated over and over. Today’s children and teens spend much of their time texting or playing video games—up to six hours a day! These activities take their toll on the thumbs, wrists, and tendons of the hands.

This video gives expert advice on how parents can reduce the risk of injury by limiting the amount of time children play video games and suggesting alternate activities like sports or exercise. If you’d like to learn more about how to avoid such orthopedic problems, check out this video. 

If you suffer from the strain of repetitive stress injuries, the orthopedic surgeons of TOCA can help. Visit us on the web or call us today at (602) 639-4027 to learn more about your orthopedic medicine options in Arizona. 


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